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January 2020

NewYork-Presbyterian Announces Community Events During January

NewYork-Presbyterian announced a series of community events during the month of January. The following events are presented by NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital, 55 Palmer Ave. Bronxville:

 

Living with Cancer Support Group

Thurs., Jan. 16 - 5 to 6:30pm

This ongoing support group is for adults who have been recently diagnosed with cancer or are in treatment and is led by licensed clinical social workers from Gilda’s Club. Location: Cancer Center Conference Room, Hospital’s 1st floor. Registration: Call 644-8844, ext. 133 or email Deborah Vincent at dvincent@gildasclubwestchester.org

 

Weight Loss (Bariatric) Surgery Support Group

Wed., Jan. 8 - 7 to 8pm

This support group is open to our patients preparing for bariatric surgery and those who have already had the operation. Its purpose is to address patient concerns about their upcoming surgery and provide support to those post-surgery. Led by our clinical team and a licensed social worker, the group is designed to help patients anticipate, identify, and cope with changes in their lives before and after a procedure.  Location: Hospital Lobby Conference Room. Registration: Call 787-4000

 

Joint Replacement Seminar

Wed., January 8, 15, 22, 29 - 9:45 to 11:15am

Are you tired of knee, hip or shoulder pain? Have you scheduled joint replacement surgery? Whether or not you are planning to get a new knee or hip, all are welcome to attend our pre-operative Joint Replacement Patient Education class. You’ll learn firsthand about the surgical and rehabilitative experience and meet our multidisciplinary team who can answer your questions.   Location: Hospital Lobby Conference Room. Registration: Call 787-2119

 

Aphasia Support Group

Wed., Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29 - 2 to 3pm

Aphasia is a communication disorder that often results from damage to the brain – usually caused by stroke. It can affect the ability to speak and understand, read and write. Led by an NYP Lawrence speech therapist, these free meetings are for anyone who has the condition. The gatherings offer information on how to improve communication, language games, and a place to make friends in a supportive environment. Location: NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence, Palmer Hall, 1st floor, Rehab Dept., Speech Office. Registration: Call Dahna Stadtmauer at 787-3373

 

Hip and Knee Arthritis: How to Stay Active!

Thurs., Jan. 9 - 2 to 3pm

NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital is kicking off a new health education series at the Grinton I. Will Public Library in Yonkers on the 2nd Thursday of each month. The first presentation will focus on joint health. Are your knees stiff and painful, making it hard to get around? Do your joints hurt when the weather changes? Join us for a free presentation on arthritis and discover the latest custom non-surgical and surgical treatment options. Location: Grinton I. Will Library, 1500 Central Park Avenue, Yonkers 10710. Registration: Call 787-5000

 

Breastfeeding Support Group

Mon., Jan. 13, 27 - 10am to noon

The Breastfeeding Support Group offers new mothers the opportunity to learn from one another and receive professional guidance from Rosanna Terrero-Arnoux, RN, BSN, IBCLC, an NYP Lawrence Lactation Counselor. Meetings are free and open to all, regardless of where you gave birth. Location: Hospital Lobby Conference Room. Registration: Call 787-2141

 

Childbirth Class

Sat., Jan. 11 - 8:30am to 4pm

Our childbirth classes provide you with important information about the birthing process and answer your questions concerning what to expect during labor. Classes are taught by certified Lamaze instructors. A tour of the Center for Maternal-Child Health is also included. Location: Hospital Lobby Conference Room. Cost: $200. Registration: Call 787-5044

 

Breastfeeding Preparation Class

Mon., Jan. 13 - 7 to 9pm

If you need extra support and education about breastfeeding, please attend our Breastfeeding Preparation class. Instruction includes tips on how to prevent common problems and positioning techniques. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Location: NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital, Palmer Hall, 3rd floor Conference Room. Cost: $35. Registration: Call 787-5044

 

Post-Treatment Cancer Support Group

Tues., Jan. 14 - 4 to 5pm

This ongoing support group offers cancer survivors a chance to learn about the late effects of cancer treatment. Led by licensed clinical social workers from Gilda’s Club Westchester, the program provides the opportunity to share and learn from other participants regardless of their specific cancer diagnosis or course of treatment. Location: Cancer Center Conference Room, Hospital’s 1st floor. Registration: Call 644-8844, ext. 133 or email Deborah Vincent at dvincent@gildasclubwestchester.org

 

Blood Drive Day at NewYork - Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

Wed., Jan. 22 - 9:30am to 3:30pm

The general public is invited to donate blood at the NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital Blood Drive Day. Hosted in collaboration with The New York Blood Center, NYP campuses are committed to supporting this important community service program. For medical eligibility questions, call 1-800-688-0900. Walk-ins welcome or you can schedule an appointment. Location: The New York Blood Center Bus mobile, outside the Hospital’s Palmer Hall. Appointment Scheduling: Call 1-800-933-BLOOD

For more information, visit nyp.org/lawrence.